Thursday 22 February 2018

Ireland 38 Italy 34 as it happened: Noel McNamara's side withstand brave fightback from 14-man Italy

Harry Byrne impressed last week and starts at number 10 tonight
Harry Byrne impressed last week and starts at number 10 tonight

Gavin Quinn

Ireland under-20s got their Six Nations campaign up and running with a hard-fought win at Donnybrook against a heroic display from the visitors who played with 14 men for 70 minutes after Jacopo Bianchi's red card.

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